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Blacktown Arts is a recognised leader in the development of contemporary arts in Australia. We support artistic innovation and offers exciting, new experiences for audiences through an award-winning curated program of exhibitions, performances, workshops, residencies and events. Blacktown Arts is committed to exploring dynamic, culturally diverse work that reflects Blacktown, its history and its communities. We place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and communities at the heart of our program to develop new work drawing on issues of local and global significance.
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre is an innovative multi-arts hub located in the heart of Blacktown, a short walk from the railway station.
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Woven Home | Textile and Weaving Workshops
17 June | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
One event on 19/06/2019 at 6:30pm
One event on 29/06/2019 at 1:30pm
Blacktown Arts presents a series of textile and weaving workshops facilitated by textile artist Naomi Hamer and community arts facilitator Cali Prince.
In these hands on workshops, participants will learn basic weaving, string, rope and mat making while they share stories about ‘home’ to explore community and connectivity within The Ponds and surrounding areas.
A large woven mat will be developed by Naomi Hamer inspired by the workshop conversations to be presented as part of Magnify in August 2019.
Monday 17 June 10 am – 12 pm
Wednesday 19 June 6.30 pm – 8 pm
Saturday 29 June 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm